Definition of Sally lunn

1. Noun. A flat round slightly sweet teacake usually served hot.

Generic synonyms: Teacake



Definition of Sally lunn

1. Noun. A sweetened type of bread which is leavened with yeast. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Sally lunn

1. A tea cake slighty sweetened, and raised with yeast, baked in the form of biscuits or in a thin loaf, and eaten hot with butter. Origin: From a woman, Sally Lunn, who is said to have first made the cakes, and sold them in the streets of Bath, Eng. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sally Lunn

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sally
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sally lunn (current term)
sally out
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Literary usage of Sally lunn

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1. A Century of Anecdote from 1760-1860 by John Timbs (1864)
"sally lunn CAKES. Captain Gronow, in the second series of his piquant Reminiscences, tells us that Lady Harrington related to him a curious anecdote of ..."

2. The Savoy Opera and the Savoyards by Percy Hetherington Fitzgerald (1899)
"There is something grotesque in this exuberant praise of the sally lunn and bun which would bring a rueful smile to the face even of the most dyspeptic. ..."

3. The Savoy Opera and the Savoyards by Percy Hetherington Fitzgerald (1894)
"There is something grotesque in this exuberant praise of the sally lunn and bun which would bring a rueful smile to the face even of the most dyspeptic. ..."

4. Milledulcia: A Thousand Pleasant Things Selected from "Notes and Queries" by Robert Conger Pell (1857)
"The bun so fashionable, called the sally lunn, originated with a young woman of that name at Bath, about thirty years ago. [This was written in 1826. ..."

5. Virginia Cookery-book by Mary Stuart Smith (1912)
"sally lunn, Nos. and 2.—Cinnamon Buns.—Hannah's Rolls.—Hannah's Muffins. —French Bread.—French Biscuit.— Lightened Biscuits.—Powhatan Loaf.—Powhatan Rolls. ..."

6. Aunt Caroline's Dixieland Recipes by Emma McKinney, William McKinney (1922)
"sally lunn One quart of flour, Four eggs, One tablespoonful of sugar, One cup of yeast, One cup of milk, One teaspoonful of salt, One-half cup of butter, ..."

7. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1907)
"In his answer were, "Lines to Miss sally lunn Upon Her Fall From a ..adder." The verses read :— " O sally lunn, how sad to tell -VS.«SSV . ..."

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